Tag Archive: HIV

Dec 01 2015

Drugs May Be What’s the Matter With White Matter in HIV

Some of the neurological and psychiatric complications associated with HIV may be side effects of the medications that control the virus, and not caused by the virus itself, according to a new study from researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Jul 15 2015

Steven Douglas, MD, Honored as Paradigm Builder in HIV Neurovirology

Steven D. Douglas, MD received the Lectureship Award from the International Society for NeuroVirology (ISNV). The Lectureship Award recognizes a leading investigator for a systematic body of scientific research in neurovirology.

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Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

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Feb 27 2015

CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s own Philip R. Johnson, MD was consulted for a number of articles about an exciting new HIV vaccine study.

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Oct 31 2014

New Grant to Explore Eradicating HIV from Hiding Places in the Brain

Exploring new methods to eradicate HIV that lingers in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatment is the focus of a new study by investigators at Children’s Hospital and Temple University.

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Jul 08 2014

60 Minutes Revisits Cancer Therapy Pioneered at CHOP

Australia’s 60 Minutes recently revisited its story from last year about the revolutionary immune therapy treatment spearheaded by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD.

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Jun 13 2014

Exploring Vitamin Supplementation and Disease

Kelly A. Dougherty, PhD recently received an award from the NIH that will support her investigation of vitamin A supplementation and sickle cell disease.

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Mar 24 2014

CHOP Researcher Advances Adolescent Care in Africa

A Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia pediatrician’s research projects span across continents to Botswana, a sub-Saharan African country with a busy clinic for 2,000 HIV-infected children and adolescents who stole her heart.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-researcher-advances-adolescent-care-africa/

Feb 21 2014

CHOP Research Leader Contributes to Study Showing New Approach to Vaccines against Dangerous Viruses

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s chief scientific officer, Philip R. Johnson, MD, is among the co-authors of a new study that presents an advanced approach to vaccine design.

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Sep 10 2013

Groundbreaking Immune Therapy Featured on 60 Minutes Australia

The groundbreaking immune therapy work being done by The Children’s of Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephen M. Grupp, MD, PhD, was recently highlighted on Australia’s 60 Minutes.

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